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a good samaritan springs into action to save a little boy from a burning truck. that man speaks to "action news." those stories, but first, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, with meteorologist chris sowers. >> reporter: i am so fired up. there's the view a gorgeous shot looking at atlantic city this morning. there's only one issue with the shorepoints. the folks on the sand taking an early morning stroll said the green heads are terrible. he hopefully well get the breeze off the water putting the green heads in check. mid 70s north and west, poconos were 56 degrees, now up to 72. dewpoints are back in the awful
category. millville, 74. dover, 80. trenton, 69. atlantic city is he airport, 7 -- at the airport, 72. according to the modeling the numbers will drop this afternoon. it will put philadelphia on the border, 60 that's easy to handle. reading, 59, allentown, 58. if that does not happen considering how high the dewpoints are, it will feel awful out there today. sun and clouds, humid, 90 degrees is the forecasted high. with the humidity it should feel like 91 or 92 so not too bad. much better next week. 68 is the dewpoint, peaking tomorrow. it could go higher than this. this is desert southwest stuff moving in here. we'll get you know how long the weather last in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. philadelphia police talking to the driver who hit a woman in a
wheelchair and took off, that woman died after being hit by lehigh avenue near masher street in philadelphia around 1:30 a.m. the driver we haven't several blocks before being stopped by police for an unrelated matter. the suspect is in custody. 6 people went to the hospital after an accident along the boulevard. four vehicles collided on the exit ramp for east falls. a man is fighting for his life after being stabbed in the neck outside an old city with -- restaurant. two men got into an altercation, this ended with one of the men being stabbed. one man stabbed the other outside the restaurant. the 33-year-old victim was taken to jefferson hospital in critical condition. there's details about a
shooting at a house party in chester county. the action cam was on the scene on the 1500 block of off and on lane in north coventry township. someone opened fire at a party hitting a 20-year-old man in the leg and grazing his face. the victim has been treated and released from the hospital. no arrests have been made. anyone with information about that shooter asked to contact north coventry police. the time 9:03 now to an interview you'll see on "action news," a man rushed to the scene of a fiery crash in delaware helped to pull a little boy from a burning truck. that man spoke exclusively with "action news" reporter, bob brooks. >> reporter: it's video that's scary to look at, a major accident in glasgow, an 18 wheeler collided with the pickup truck. the truck exploded into flames. the doors are twisted and jammed from the impact, everyone is trapped inside including a 6-year-old little boy. that's when a good samaritan
eladio de shielvs sprung into action. >> joe, the guy i work for, he said it looks like somebody is stuck inside the car. >> reporter: indeed it was the 67-year-old he and others saw and knew time was running out. >> there were several people trying to pull him out of the car. >> reporter: eladio de shielvs noticed a fire extinguisher from the tractor-trailer that didn't work, so he used it as a hammer. >> i picked it up and started banging the window, so it broke. >> reporter: the boy's leg was struck, the flames were getting bigger and others ran away. eladio de shielvs did not. >> everybody started backing off the car, i didn't know what it was, i didn't want to leave the car, the kid, it was the kid's life. i don't know what it was, i didn't want to leave the car. >> reporter: thankfully an officer showed up with a warning extinguisher and together the two saved the day. >> he sprayed down the back i think it might have lube --
lubricated the child's leg, i pulled on the leg and pulled him out of the car and gave him a hug. i was scared about what was going to happen from that. >> reporter: incredible story. there were two other people in the truck adult male and female. they were rescued, as well and taken to local hospital for treatment. reporting in wilmington, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> we're learning about the final moments of a murdered penn state professor's life. george ishler is under arrest charged with killing ronald bettig. he deceptively drove him to a quarry near state college. he said he grew marijuana plants and he could help harvest them. when they arrived at the quarry, george ishler pushed ronald bettig off an 80-foot cliff. a man is in jail accused of
killing his girl friend and dumping her body in a trash bin. merit killed miprecious hossskins. d.a. seth williams filed reports that he received $160,000 in gift. including a roof, luxury couch and vacation. he said he made a terrible mistake and trying to reach a settlement over late fines. nine years ago a cumberland county police officer died while trying to save a young woman's life. today he has become her ultimate inspiration. jeff chirico with the story. >> i was in a bad point in my
life and i never would have thought i would where i was yesterday. >> reporter: satora is brought to tears talking about her journey to become a corrections officer one that started nine years ago is when a retired police officer gave his life to save her. carmen died while rescuing jekens whose boyfriend was charging her into a trunk of his car at this wawa. he went to help, and was run over by the car and died. she graduated from the corrections officer academy overcoming the odds as the sergeant investigating her case and has become her friend. >> so many are victims of violent crimes and lost a loved you one of violent crimes, they
don't what to do how to cope and have closure. >> reporter: jenkins said she wants to honor carmen while making a better life for her children while carrying on his legacy of selflessness of public service. >> it's important to have people who care about you. >> carmen was a hero, i know he is watching. he is very proud of her like a lot of us were. >> reporter: jenkins said during the grueling runs in the academy when she was ready to give up, she thought of carmen's sacrifice and kept on running, reporting in bridgeton, cumberland county, jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> 9:08. much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. zika virus is spreading. in "healthcheck" we have details on the warnings experts have for pregnant women in florida. plus, if you're looking to get your hands on the latest
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it was a dream come true and it came with quite the view. that's california kate reuben venturing on her first space walk. her scientific research earned her a spot in the space program. she said she is proud she is an inspiration at her old high school. when i was a kid ever since i can remember, i had a list of career goals and astronaut was one of them. i keep telling them kate reuben was in this room at sometime. it's unbelievable where she came from. it makes it possible for them. >> reubens participated in a space walk and will take another one in two weeks. look that, cool. on planet earth?
>> reporter: not today. humidity has gone through the roof, temperatures are predicted to top out at 90, 91. relief is in sight. beautiful shot from the center city skyline from our temple university camera. hardly a cloud in the sky. double scan live is clear. tomorrow, 80 degrees, dewpoints, 72. pressure reading is holding steady. winds out of the east/northeast at 6 miles per hour. that will activate the sea breeze for the jersey shore later on, which is a good thing because of all the green heads on the beach right now. cape may, 80. millville, 78. comfortable up in the northwest, the horrible humidity is down here across interior sections of south jersey and delaware. allentown, 74. trenton, checking in at 78. satellite and radar, here you go, we're keeping it clear, most of today, just a few puffy
cumulus clouds in the virginias up to the mid atlantic and the northeast. now, what we're watching is a powerful cold front especially for this time of the year. you get into the middle of august, you don't see fronts like this, this is a strong front, very, very cool air behind the front almost fall-like in the dakotas and high plains, temperatures in the 50s. that air mass will come over the northern tier states and come into here monday morning. today, sun and clouds. tomorrow, humid and warm, combination of sun and clouds, here comes tomorrow afternoon, 4:30 p.m., the line approaches, the western suburbs first. the line explodes 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., lots of oranges and reds on the maps. it should hit the shore 9:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.
heavy thunderstorms, time frame, western suburbs, 4:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m., jersey shore. philadelphia, splitting the difference 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. when the storms slip through. powerful winds and drenching downpours and cloud to ground lightning strikes. sun to clouds today, humid, 90 will feel like 92 with the humidity. winds light out of the east/southeast are 5 to 10 miles per hour. 1:00 p.m., 89. 3:00 p.m., 90. 5:00 p.m., 89. combination of sun and clouds, with the humidity your feels-like temperatures a good two to three degrees warmer than the air temperature. jersey shore, 835 degrees on the sand partly sunny, weak sea breeze developing. low risk for rip currents. sunday, thunderstorms developing late in the day, otherwise it's a combination of sun and clouds and a high of 84. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 90 today. 88 tomorrow. although tomorrow will feel a
whole lot worse than today, because the humidity is worse. afternoon thunderstorms a good bet. lowering humidity levels for monday. monday will feel fantastic. 82 degrees, western suburbs hanging out in the upper 70s. monday too -- into tuesday morning, we're dropping into the 50s, tuesday into wednesday we're dropping into the 50s, tuesday, 81, wednesday, 87. thursday, 89. and friday we're back in the soup. we're moving into a progressive pattern as we move into the fall. >> 9:16 on the people scene, kanye west has open 21 pop up 0 shops around the world. king of prussia mall enjoys life of pablo locations.
with us, 9:19. here's a look at what's happening in and around the delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend. wayne ellington will host the philadelphia peace games. the basketball tournament is aimed at bringing at risk youth and young adults together it's taking place at the cheeseman herrick fieldhouse at girard college in north philadelphia. there's an award ceremony at 5:00 p.m. have fun, zip lining at the ultimate summer party at the piazza at schmidts commons.
it's a backyard party featuring lawn games and a whole lot more tomorrow from noon to 5:00 p.m. in "healthcheck" at 9:00 a.m., cdc is advising pregnant women to avoid another area in florida after crews confirmed five cases of locally spread zika virus connected to the area in miami beach. registered nurse ali gorman with the latest. >> reporter: cdc is announcing that pregnant women avoid a tourist hot spot within miami beach. 1 1/2 mile area has been identified at the infection zone. the governor said officials are testing people and working to control mosquitoes. the first area to have local
transmission linwood is which -- shrinking. the congress has not allotted federal funds he is requesting five thousand testing supplies and lab personnel and ten thousand pregnant kits. >> reporter: free testing will be offered to all women within the entire at a time of -- in the entire state of florida. residence are re-- residents are reminded to protect themselves. meanwhile, two studies are underway testing vaccines. penn medicine is part of one, they ever enrolled 15 volunteers. as for whether zika virus would spread here, it could, we have
the mosquito that carry the virus. it's unlikely we'll see widespread transmission. still people should do their best to avoid mosquito bites ali gorman channel 6 "action news." >> still ahead on "action news," the phillies open a series against the cardinals. plus the eagles prepare for a showdown in indy, details next in sports. at longhorn, steak is all you need. its not all you get. longhorn's great american steak dinner for $12.99.
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in sports, the phillies lose to the cardinals in extra innings, here's ducis rogers. >> reporter: go to work, just like old time the phillies and cardinals played a tight one in south philadelphia last night. there should be an age limit on that, easy tiger. 6-inning game tied at 1. a solo shot phils up 2-1. next batter freddie galvis, what you can do i can do, too. phillies take 3-1 degreed. 3-1 in the 9th inning. this says it all, a 2-run homer tied the game at 3. we go to the 11th inning, frank herman in there pitching. there's a do i believe -- there's a double in, driving in
the winning run. >> the offense didn't capitalize on scoring run opportunities. we had two -- men in scoring position chances we didn't capitalize. >> reporter: eagles prepare for preseason game number 3 on the road against indy. first spring offense has not been all that sharp. nobody scored a touchdown in the win over the steelers, is that cause for concern? >> that's not a concern at all. i want to score touchdowns, that didn't happen. we did good things out there tonight, that's why it's the preseason. >> it's not the end of world for me, i know what they have
been doing in practice and the types of reps we've been giving our guys, we want to see execution. >> peterson had high praise for the diswens they picked off four -- defense, they picked off four passes this one returned for a touchdown by nolan carrol. >> american swimmers at the center of the controversy back in the u.s., gunnar bentz and jack conger arrived in miami. gunnar bentz released a statement saying he never lied about being robbed out with his teammates in recrow. he in rio. he said lochte tore a sign down from the buildings. organization l organizers of the game accepted lochte's policy, but the ioc has set up a
>> happening now on "action news," saturday at 9:00 a.m., one person is dead, five others injured in a wreck on route 222 in the lehigh valley. use of the drug fentanyl has skyrocketed in philadelphia and city leaders are issuing a warning. donald trump visits flood-ravaged louisiana amid a shake up in his campaign. outside we go, with chris sowers, you're shaking your head. >> reporter: it's not good enough out here, i wanted to turn over the air-conditioning, i want to open the windows, the house smells like chicken park. chicken parm. center city and levittown
checking in at 80 degrees. 72 gandys beach. smyrna, 78. sea isle 80. surf city, 80. toms river, 77. high humidity levels it's in that oppressive category this morning. the good news some of the latest forecast modeling coming in suggests that the humidity will drop off just a bit later this afternoon. things will feel better as the day progresses. satellite and radar, we'll keep it dry, lots of sunshine mixed with puffy cumulus clouds. big time relief is in the foreseeable future. it's hot and humid, look what happens for monday, today, 90, feeling like 892. tomorrow, 88 feeling like 93, 94. monday, the humidity drops off so quickly and so sharply, the heat index number will be lower than the air temperature.
82 is the forecasted high. the heat index will peak around 78 or 79. that will set up a beautiful stretch of weather. we'll have the air-conditioners off for three days before we start warming up the following weekend. good news on the horizon, relief on the way. when i come back in just a few minutes i'll have the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast with all the cooler numbers. >> relief on the way. sounds good. 9:32, new this morning, tragedy strikes an lehigh valley road. a truck flipped trapping and killing a person. three other cars were involved in the accident route 222. five people in the cars were taken to the hospital. police are investigating the cause of the crash. police are searching for suspects after a shooting in philadelphia's frankford section. shots were fired around 10:0 p.m. at oxford avenue. police say a 31-year-old man was shot twice taken to the hospital
in stable condition. no arrests have been made. we have new information about the deadly collision of the new jersey transit bus in newark, the driver of the bus that survived was released to the hospital. the other driver who died ran a red light. police are working to confirm that or rule it out. a female passenger died and 18 others hurt. this morning a philadelphia man is in jail accused of turning drug add -- addicts into drug slaves. he recruited heroin-addicted women off the streets and used them as sex slaves in hotels across the region. he would advertise their services on the internet and keep the money. >> he forced the women that work for him to come up with
targeted figures every night. >> he had an ak-47 in his apartment to protect his money. anyone who thinks they are a victim is urged to call the montgomery county d.a. there's a warning about fentanyl. leaders in philadelphia say the drug is leading to more and more overdoses. annie mccormick has the details. >> reporter: it is philadelphia department of public health issues urgent health alert after seeing drug overdoses involving fentanyl. between 201 and 2015, fatal drug overdoses grew by 50% and in the same time overdoses yourself fentanyl grew 600%. it has a potency of 1500 times that of morphine.
the city is trying to keep up, their goal to get more people into treatment. >> the department is expanding significantly the amount of treatment in the city. >> reporter: that includes outreach program and same day entry programs. already emergency responders in the philadelphia fire department are equipped with narcan the drug that reverses overdoses. it's costly. >> another issue is the cost the drastic increase over the years. >> reporter: in some cases involving fentanyl, emergency responders have to use multiple doses to save the person. they are not going to run low in the supply of narcan, but the fix is not what's important, recovery is. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> 9:35, we turn our attention
to the race for the white house. hillary clinton takes her campaign to massachusetts while trump turns his attention to virginia. his trip comes in the midst of his latest campaign shakeup after one day after visit louisiana. >> reporter: humble trump has appeared on the campaign trail on the ground in louisiana. trump was lengtd a hand and -- lending a hand and meeting the people impacted by the flood and touring the devastation. he admits he has not always chosen the right words. >> i have done that and believe it or not, i regret it. >> reporter: he took time to criticize president obama for not cutting his vacation short to visit louisiana. he talked about his visit at a michigan rally. >> the spirit of the people is incredible, honestly, obama should get off the golf course and get down there. >> reporter: the president will
go tuesday. the white house said he didn't want to impact recovery efforts. the state governor said he welcomed trump but not for a photo op. paul maniford is out, under allegations he received payments from a pro russian liter. one of trump's sons said his father didn't want to be distracted by paul maniford. hillary clinton said you can get rid of paul maniford but that doesn't end the relationship with putin. to counter the images of trump in louisiana, clinton sent out an e-mail to donate to flood relief. if clinton clinton becomes president it will no longer take foreign or corporate money and bill clinton will resign from the board. kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." >> you can get breaking alerts
from the campaign trail and live rurmts from -- results from thec app. runners and pedestrians have a reason to celebrate, the sullivan bridge trail. >> it's another sign is that philadelphia and the region is better place. >> i hope to use it and get exercise and not be part of making more congestion and smog. >> reporter: the umbrage is a direct link between chester and montgomery counties. crews started working on the bridge in 2014. >> there's much more to come on saturday "action news," thousands of returning home in california to see what is left after a massive wildfire. plus a man tries to hide from police by squeezing inside a clothes dryer, the pictures
contained. the weather is helping firefighters knock it down. this is something police don't see everyday, officers in oxford, california they were trying to track down a domestic violence suspect. take a look at the screen. they found him hiding in a clothes dryer. the 30-year-old locked himself inside hoping police wouldn't see him. when they did, he >> reporter: if you're a cop are you thinking about looking in a dryer? ii wouldn't think of that. >> outside we go. >> reporter: there's a live shot of the ben franklin bridge. another sticky morning around the delaware and lehigh valleys. dewpoints in the 70s again,
temperatures quickly climbing into the 80s. it's going to be another hot and oppressive afternoon. as you can see lots of sunshine expected. double scan live is clear. no precipitation out there, we'll keep it that way throughout the day. tomorrow with the passage of a cold front things could get active around here. 90 degrees is the forecasted high. 85 is where we should be, 73 is where we started out this morning. speaking of the 93 degrees day. the prediction from accuweather was 32 days of 90 or higher. now we're up to 34. today should be 35. we have at least one more in the seven-day forecast. the heat continues. 80 degrees, it can't end soon enough. reading, 73. allentown, 74. the poconos 72. you got down to 57 first thing this morning. what we're watching is this powerful front right here, you can see showers and thunderstorms, drenching downpours for the high plains and western great lake states.
nothing severe. as this marches east and encounters the warm, soupy air that's in place, that's when the front gets active and we start to see the towering thunderstorms where they grow 50,000 feet. they will march through with a bang. sunday afternoon all is quiet. and then there comes the front sunday afternoon with the thunderstorms. today, quiet, sun and clouds, the model is hinting toward an isolated pop-up shower for one or two locations most of us us stay dry. first thing tomorrow morning similar to what we're seeing right now. warm and soupy, combination of sun and clouds. here comes the front, 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. western suburbs will get it first. you can see how heavy the precipitation is. you pick up the purples, that's the drenching downpours. in the city 6:30 p.m. or
7:00 p.m. and the coast 8:30 p.m. or 9:00 p.m. the wind could exceed 65 miles per hour in some cases. baton down the hatches tomorrow afternoon. once that crosses the region, that's the game changer things turn better monday and tuesday. 90-degree for the lehigh valley. trenton, 89. millville, 88. sun and clouds, another hot day. jersey shore, 84, 85. a weak sea breeze kicking in why mid afternoon. poconos, partly sunny, 80 degrees, showers and thunderstorms tomorrow, 77. that 77 is sticky. tomorrow is an uncomfortable day up there. shore, partly sunny, humid, 85 quiet down there. no thunderstorms. thunderstorms developing late in the day tomorrow high of 84. 7:00 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. is the best bet for thunderstorms. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 90 degrees today, 88 tomorrow, tomorrow
feels worse because the humidity levels are higher. afternoon thunderstorms developing. the payoff is monday. lowering humidity levels, 82 degrees, tuesday, it's going to feel wonderful high of 81. both days stuck in the 70s. wednesday, 87, thursday, 89. friday, 92 degrees. saturday in the 90s, the following week is very, very comfortable. >> relief on the way. 9:46. folks i would like to remind you you can get the seven-day forecast and check radar at 6abc.com/weather. this week's "shelter me rescue of the week" winner monica malpass griews us to a family -- introduces us to a family. >> dogs are like potato chips you can't have just one. i saw him and i saw his face and i just fell if love with him.
boon joined soon after, followed by queeny. she is still a little insecure. she atlantic city her moments. she is better than when we got her. being with the other two dogs she is learning from them. >> with gotti as the alpha they make for a good time. gotti boon and queeny were adopt the from hemlock edge, foster based rescue in bluebell. the whole point to have a foster based rescue to socialize and train and be in a normal home environment. >> claudia is crate trained and house broken and learning manners. she is great with children and cats and dogs. she can mold to just about any lifestyle. basil is a 14 week old hound mix. she is on her way to being trained and puppy, funny lab and
smart lab and hound. >> reporter: this is sippy cup, a sweetheart a pit mix, she is looking for a forever home. she would prefer to be in a house where she is the only dog, but gets along with other dogs, swell. visitor the hemlock edge rescue website if you would like to share your shelter success stories post a picture to the "fyi philly" facebook page using hash tag 6abc shelter me and tells us where you adopted your pet and how much they mean to you. with sippy cup, i'm monica malpass channel 6 "action news."
i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. michael hayden: if he governs consistent with some of the things he said as a candidate, i would be very frightened. gillian turner: he's been talking about the option of using
a nuclear weapon against our western european allies. max boot: this is not somebody who should be handed the nuclear codes. charles krauthammer: you have to ask yourself, do i want a person of that temperament controlling the nuclear codes? and as of now, i'd have to say no. [bill o'reilly sighs]
meteorologist chris sowers says cooler temperatures are on the way. cooler. right, chris? >> in technically speaking, a federal judge voided a deal between uber and it's drivers, both parties reached 100 million-dollar settlement back in april over a lawsuit that wanted drivers to be treated as lawyers. the judge ruled it did not fairly competent drivers in california and massachusetts. that means they have to work out a new deal with uber forced to pay a higher amount glcialg the ee. the school year is almost here, and trish hartman showing many are starting off with a few gifts. >> reporter: this classroom at the arts academy at benjamin rush will be filled with students, but for now it's filled with middle school
teachers. >> we talked about it for the whole week. >> reporter: this school year more than 500 new teachers are entering the philadelphia school district and with music sports and art programs making a comeback, these teachers are excited to get started. >> refreshing to see the energy and excitement that's from the top down. it's a good plan. >> for the first time in four years since i've been superintendent here we're opening in a more stable way, in a more stable environment. >> reporter: but the district has its challenges, after three rough years, the district and the federation of teachers have not agreed on a new contract. still the room was full of energy as the mayor and superintendent addressed the newcomers. >> gift bags filled with school supplies were donated by
the philadelphia business and tourism community. a little something to calm first day jitters teachers feel from time to time. >> i'm nervous, yes, but i'm excited. >> reporter: dr. hite said 99% of the positions are filled. there are positions available in special education and career and technical education. every classroom that needs a teacher will have one come september. reporting in northeast philadelphia. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> it is 9:53. this week's "fyi philly" has the best of philly. it features many of the wishes from philadelphia magazine's annual award. it includes the waterfront restaurant from renown french chef crowned this year's best restaurant. korean restaurant in north philadelphia and byob amano the
best italian restaurant. see it tonight on "fyi philly" at 7:00 p.m. david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother,
>> relief on the way, before we get into the forecast, let me say happy birthday, hayden, he turns nine today. he brings his friend to the baseball yesterday. i've gone to a ton of phillies game, not one time have i picked up a fall ball. all four of them got fall balls. good for them, happy birthday buddy. 90 degrees today, 88 tomorrow. strong thunderstorms a good bet late in the day.
keep ran eye to the sky. jack hanna's "wild countdown" next on channel 6. "action news" continues later tonight. we're back tomorrow morning 6:00 a.m. here's some of the stories we're working on for you, if you're taking calcium supplements to help your bones, why women should think twice about that. the great white way coming to philadelphia. we'll see the new theater company in town. for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall. make it a great day.
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